Workers Fearful of COVID Face Potential Termination

Good piece in the NY Times about workers/individuals afraid to return to work due to the coronavirus and the implications that this can have on their job status and/or their ability to receive unemployment benefits. Depending on the specifics of the situation, firing a worker for “refusing” to return to work may be illegal, particularly if the company could provide a reasonable accommodation to the employee without undue burden/hardship to the business.

« Back to Our Blog and Resource Center – Boston Injury & Massachusetts Employment Law

Can We Help You?

Call 617.559.1530 or complete the form below.

By submitting this form, Fogelman Law will take no action on your behalf. Submission of this form does not establish an attorney-client relationship.